Artist: Gene Jimenez
“Together We Go”
Location: Cabrillo Park
Energetic and vividly colorful, Gene Jimenez’ works are inspired by the simple and natural movement of the human form. Creating with energetic rhythm, using such a medium as recycled latex house paint, intangible things: wind and atmosphere, energy and music. Jimenez has a B.A. in Graphic and Fine Art, has an MFA in Media Design and is widely recognized in the graphic design, fine arts, street fashion, and comic book industries. he has shown in fine art galleries from California to New York, in both solo and select group shows. He at his personal studio/gallery located in Downtown Santa Ana’s Historic “Artist Village.
His mural at Cabrillo Park’s Fitness Court was created in the framework of the National Fitness Campaign, which supports the creation of fitness court murals “as kinetic art pieces to showcase the value and inspiration born from connecting the power of the arts with the joy of wellness.” Jimenez’ Fitness Court displays abstract, but vividly dynamic human figures in movement hand in hand in warm yellow, orange, and red tones. They woke the joy of arts and wellness which the National Fitness Campaign seeks to support.